Grizzly bear management remains a political, environmental and social minefield in Montana.
The Trump administration is being pressed to remove protections for the grizzly bear, an animal held sacred by numerous tribes.
According to one of my Cheyenne relatives, there are many 'bad bear' stories in our history.
Tribes are battling the Trump administration over protections for the sacred grizzly bear.
Environmental groups, tribes and individuals sued the federal government seeking to block the hunt, which was slated to take part in areas around Yellowstone National Park.
Referring to tribes’ lawsuit to protect the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem’s grizzly bears, Crow Creek Sioux Chairman Brandon Sazue noted that a top lawmaker is on their side.
The Crow Tribe, the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, along with tribal religious leaders, are fighting the Trump administration's decision to lift protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears.
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe is planning to sue the Trump administration for removing protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park.
The governors of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming are thanking the Trump administration for removing protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park.
Just hours after promising to consult tribes before making any decisions that affect their interests, the new leader of the Department of the Interior heralded the removal of protections for grizzly bears.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has received more than 650,000 comments about protections for the sacred animal.
Jack Ballantyne, 44, got some scratches on his arm but otherwise did not suffer serious injuries during the attack.
Tribes say they weren't properly consulted about the Obama administration's decision to lift protections for the sacred animal.
Native Sun News obtained a copy of the email sent to USFWS Director Ashe that is titled 'Stop the Racism' and catalogs a litany of verified incidents that GOAL categorizes as 'a shameful display of racism.'
The US Fish and Wildlife has announced its proposed rule to strip Endangered Species Act protections from Yellowstone’s grizzly bears that despite formal objections submitted by some fifty tribes and the Assembly of First Nations.
Vice President Tom Poor Bear of the Oglala Sioux Tribe said the decision will lead to non-Indian hunting.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has acknowledged missteps in its outreach to Indian Country.
Leaders of the Blackfoot Confederacy are mounting a vigorous challenge to the US government’s proposed removal of Endangered Species Act protections from the grizzly bear.
Tribal opposition continues to mount against the federal government’s proposed removal of Endangered Species Act status from the iconic Yellowstone grizzly.
Twelve Tribal Nations have called on Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to remove the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Grizzly Bear Recovery Coordinator, Dr. Chris Servheen, after questioning his 'fitness to participate in this process.'
James Walks Along, the historic preservation officer for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, was forced to stop addressing federal officials at a recent public meeting.
James Walks Along, the historic preservation officer for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, was forced off the stage at a recent public meeting.
Tribes in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho are worried about the potential removal of the bear from the protections of the Endangered Species Act.
In a strongly worded letter, the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council has voiced misgivings about the impartiality of Christopher Servheen in any proposed tribal consultation process over the government’s controversial delisting of the Yellowstone grizzly bear.
Tribes are worried about trophy hunting of the Yellowstone bear in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho.
Delisting the Yellowstone grizzly bear does not just touch the lives of the Standing Rock Sioux people, but also the other 25 Tribal Nations the federal government has acknowledged hold an ancestral connection to Yellowstone.
The accident occurred after a tribal member struck and killed a 300-bear with her vehicle.
Tribes are worried that delisting will lead to state-sanctioned hunts.
Two Eastern Cherokee elders want the zoo closed and the animals moved to a sanctuary.
Two elders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are moving forward with a lawsuit against a bear zoo on the tribe's reservation in North Carolina.
Two elders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are planning to sue the operators of a bear park on the tribe's reservation in North Carolina.
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